Afghanistan: Access to drinking water, urban

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Percent urban population with access to drinking water

 Latest value 36.4
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2022
 Average 28.8
 Min - Max 21.3 - 36.4
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2000 to 2022. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 28.8 percent with a minimum of 21.3 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 36.4 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 36.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 93 countries is 69.9 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Afghanistan - Access to drinking water, urban - Recent values chart

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Afghanistan - Access to drinking water, urban - historical chart - 2000-2022

Definition: Access to an improved water source, urban, refers to the percentage of the urban population using an improved drinking water source. The improved drinking water source includes piped water on premises (piped household water connection located inside the users' dwelling, plot or yard), and other improved drinking water sources (public taps or standpipes, tube wells or boreholes, protected dug wells, protected springs, and rainwater collection).

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